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A document released by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office details an encounter former deputy Robert Johnson, 42, had with a prostitute, along with several other alleged violations, including giving a prostitute a ride home.
Carl Zimmermann, a freshman lawmaker and Countryside High teacher, drafted a bill to keep students and teachers safe during situations like a school shooting. It's one example of how he's using his experience in the classroom in his new role as legislator
Last year, more than 7.3 million people visited the Consumer Updates section of FDA.gov to get health information. The FDA has provided Patch with this list of the 10 most popular topics in 2012. Some things on the list might surprise you!
News, Holiday Guide
Happy Holidays! The season is a time for gathering and celebrating with friends and family, gifts giving, reflection and thanks. Here are some holiday fun facts from our pals at the U.S. Census Bureau.
The top 40 area public high schools are highlighted in the rankings, which were compiled by the Tampa Bay Business Journal using statistics from the Florida Department of Education.
Newly-elected "pro-fluoride" commissioners Janet Long and Charlie Justice attended their first Pinellas County Commission meeting last week, where commissioners unanimously decided they'll vote Tuesday to put fluoride back into the county's drinking water
Supervisor of Elections spokesperson Nancy Whitlock says it's not known if the uncounted ballots will impact close races.
The mysterious softball-sized eyeball is being studied in St. Petersburg after washing up on a Florida beach last week.
Wesley Andrew Fox, 27, is accused of robbing two Clearwater PNC Banks and one in St. Petersburg. Authorities have not said if he is a suspect in a fourth PNC Bank robbery in Largo and the robbery of a New Port Richey credit union.
Schools, Public Safety
The curriculum, which has been delivered to every kindergarten class in Florida, helps children learn how to sidestep the traps that predators set, without being explicit or scary.
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